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Tarek Rida

PartnerDubai

Tarek helps institutional investors and governments improve the performance of their portfolios

Tarek

Tarek is a core leader of the firm’s Private Equity & Principal Investors Practice in the Middle East. He serves several leading sovereign wealth funds and institutional investors in the region on portfolio strategy, investment due diligence, operating-model design, and portfolio-performance improvement.

Tarek has supported investors transition into active owners by improving core investment and portfolio-review processes, designing their organizational structures, executing direct investments, and driving value creation in portfolio companies.

In addition to serving investors, Tarek has helped government agencies promote private-sector growth, particularly through the development of small and medium-size enterprises (SME)s by defining national private-sector and SME-enablement strategies and by executing government-backed company scale-up programs.

PUBLISHED WORK

Unlocking growth in small and medium-size enterprises,” McKinsey & Company, July 2020

Setting up small and medium-size enterprises for restart and recovery,” McKinsey & Company, June 2020

PAST EXPERIENCE

Barclays
Investment banking

EDUCATION

INSEAD
MBA

American University of Beirut
BA, economics